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7:36 am on Thursday May 15, 2014

Bridges: a big issue in South Carolina

One out of every five bridges in South Carolina is in poor condition. The South Carolina Department of Transportation maintains 8,416 bridges and of those, only 66 percent are in good condition.
5:15 am on Wednesday February 26, 2014

City council approves bike-pedestrian path for Ashley River bridge

In a 7-5 vote, Charleston City Council OK'd the much debated bike and pedestrian path on the Legare Bridge over the Ashley River.
8:25 am on Thursday August 1, 2013

Woods Memorial Bridge should see fixes this weekend

Mechanical problems that lead to the closure of the Richard V. Woods Memorial Bridge during this week should be resolved this weekend.
4:12 am on Wednesday June 12, 2013

Albergotti Creek Bridge replacement project to begin soon, DOT says

Built in 1948 and due to be replaced as far back as 2008, the Albergotti Creek Bridge (map) near Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort has long been listed as one of South Carolina's worst bridges, but a new bridge is finally due to be built by October...
7:46 am on Monday May 13, 2013

Bike access to Ashley River bridges still pending

Plans to improve bike access to two of Charleston's Ashley River bridges, the lower Ashley River bridge and the James Island Connector, are progressing but still in the planning phases and months away from implementation.
3:19 am on Sunday March 10, 2013

Beaufort County leaders begin discussion on replacement for four Hilton Head bridges

It took more than a decade to settle on a plan and contract for the flyover in Bluffton, and county leaders are saying that lesson may mean it's time to begin talking about replacement plans for the four bridges connecting Hilton Head to the...
6:40 am on Tuesday February 26, 2013

Do you love Charleston enough to have it tattooed across your back? This guy does

Clint Lankford has crisp childhood memories of the old Cooper River bridges, as an adult he draws inspiration from the new Arthur Ravenel Bridge, and now he has the scene tattooed across his back.
3:35 am on Tuesday February 26, 2013

Do you love Charleston enough to have it tattooed across your back? This guy does

Clint Lankford has crisp childhood memories of the old Cooper River bridges, as an adult he draws inspiration from the new Arthur Ravenel Bridge, and now he has the scene tattooed across his back.
5:08 am on Friday February 22, 2013

State roads and bridges in dire conditions

WIS News out of Columbia has a two part report regarding the saftey and condition of the states bridges and roads. Watch the first part of their report above and make sure to hop on over to WISTV.com for their full write-up and second part to their...
11:36 am on Monday December 10, 2012

South Carolina infrastructure faces looming $30 billion funding gap

Image by Flickr user "Tattooed JJ"We've written before about how an insufficient gas tax prevents the S.C. DOT's budget, now Transportation Secretary Robert St. Onge is warning of the deficit.  Specifically Onge is forecasting a $30 billion...

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